NS3273 : Former Blacks of Greenock factory

taken 4 years ago, near to Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Former Blacks of Greenock factory
Former Blacks of Greenock factory
On Gareloch Road in Port Glasgow Industrial Estate. Later became Black & Edginton, Vango and then The North Face before closure.

The white part is the original post-WWII factory, with the red brick 1965 extension (which was always known as "the extension" beyond.

Many Polar and Everest expeditions were kitted out from this factory.

Read about the history of Blacks here LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3287 7375 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.6614N 4:40.5968W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3290 7375
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